The South Hill Dixie Youth organization has closed out the regular season and is looking ahead to the all-star tournaments. Closing ceremonies were held last week on Thursday and Friday evenings, which included the announcement of this year’s winners of the J. L. Piercy Sportsmanship Award. 

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Pictured are 7-and 8-year-old AA Coach Pitch J.L. Piercy Sportsmanship Award winners Daylen Devall, Jayden McAdams, and Kyle Puryear.

 

League President Bryan Soles said that AA Coach Pitch 7-to 8-year-old and OZone 11-to12-year-old players will participate in their district tournaments starting June 14 at Parker Park, while the 9-and 10-year-old Minor League team will head to Emporia for the district tournament beginning June 22. 

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Pictured are, on the front row, J. L. Piercy Sportsmanship Award Minor League winners Ryan Rogers, Bryce DeJarnette, and Cordele Devall. On the back row are Andy Piercy, son of the late J.L. Piercy, and Sandra Piercy, wife of J. L. Piercy.

In a statement, Soles voiced his appreciation for everyone who has volunteered this year. 

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Pictured are, on the front row, J. L. Piercy Sportsmanship Award OZone League winners Jake Smiley, Chase Truong, and Austin Evans. Back row: Andy Piercy, son of the late J.L. Piercy, and Sandra Piercy, wife of J. L. Piercy.

“A big thank you to all the volunteers this spring, including the Town of South Hill, for helping to make a regal experience for our children at the park,” Soles said.